The American Mythos

Cody Sheridan, Staff Writer

February 21, 2018


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Star Wars. Why do we take it so seriously? Because Star Wars isn’t just a movie, it is American mythology. George Lucas set out to make a heroic tale of human morality that channels classic oral traditions, and he was successful in doing so. That’s why it has been, and will continue to be passed ...

The Frightening Future of Technology

Stephanie Gratzel, Staff Writer

February 21, 2018


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The mysterious future of technology can be truly terrifying. The futuristic Netflix series “Black Mirror” has taken social media and technologies that we use everyday and shown us the scary future we could be headed for. Although this show aired in 2011, it recently gained popularity with conspira...

#MeToo

Kayla Burgoa, Holiday page editor

January 5, 2018


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Recently, there have been many women stepping forward with allegations of sexual harassment against men in their lives. In a matter of a months, because of these women’s bravery they have become Time magazine people of the year, fueling the power of the #MeToo movement and women everywhere. As of the...

It’s Back and Better Than Ever

Madeline DiPalmer, Entertainment Page Editor

November 1, 2017


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With Halloween approaching, we prepare a list of all the classics we can jam into this  spooky  holiday. Halloweentown, Hocus Pocus, The Nightmare before Christmas and Casper are all the ‘spooky’ movies one has watched since they were little, but as we get older, we love them just the same. But,...

Live From New York

Live From New York

Ryan Pfingst, World Page Editor

March 24, 2017


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Satire has always been a very powerful tool in our democracy, and the recent Saturday Night Live episodes are no exception to that. Since 1975, SNL has played a prominent role in our elections and politics by being the most potent institution for political satire. The 2016 presidential election provides...

Writer of the Silver Screens

Writer of the Silver Screens

Bridget Higgins, Science Page Editor

March 22, 2017


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Thousands of television shows and movies are produced each year bringing the actors and actresses that play the characters into the spotlight. But, rarely does one hear of the brains behind the operations, the screenwriters. A screenwriter is someone who writes scripts so that they will be bought and...

Finsta: The Paradox of Instagram

Finsta: The Paradox of Instagram

Alanna Floreck, Staff Writer

December 1, 2016


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It’s very likely that by now most teens have an idea of what a “finsta” is, or is supposed to be. In essence, it is a second account created by a user who may have many followers that are strangers or merely acquaintances. This second account is private, so the user allows only closer friends and ...

“Where you lead, I will follow”

“Where you lead, I will follow”

Sierra Walsh, Debate Page Editor

December 1, 2016


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“Where you lead, I will follow. Anywhere that you tell me to. If you need, you need me to be with you. I will follow where you lead.” This is part of the theme song for Gilmore Girls by Carol King, songwriter sensation. Gilmore Girls was a TV show that aired in 2000- 2007 that was revived on November...

AHS: All Seasons Connected?

AHS: All Seasons Connected?

Kayla Burgoa, Fashion Page Editor

October 13, 2016


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American Horror Story has undoubtedly been a phenomenon in the television business with more and more fans joining the show every season. It has been extremely popularized since 2011 when it first aired and has been talked about by many young adults. American Horror Story is a popular show that surround...

Why Aren’t Millennials Watching the News?

Emma Tennyson-Hickey, Wold Page Editor

June 9, 2016


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For the majority of middle aged Americans, cable news is a trusted source that provides information about current domestic and international events. Watching the news after a day of work has become an American pastime that many families enjoy. But this once trusted source has an increasing perception ...

Bieber is Back!

Olivia Calacanis, Co- Editor of the Health Page

May 6, 2016


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Justin Bieber had the start to his career that almost any artist would die to have had. However, his career wasn't all good. JB underwent many obstacles during the course of his career that got him a lot of negative press, but somehow he has made his way back to number one, and the world just can’t se...

Discovering Banksy

Discovering Banksy

Catie Abel, Staff Writer

March 9, 2016


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The talented, mysterious, and often controversial street artist; Banksy, has made a name for himself in various places around the world. Banksy is ultimately famous for his artwork, but his true identity remains unknown. Banksy allows his artwork to speak as his identity instead. His work relay messa...

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